What are the important events that happened on November 28? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

November 28: Facts & Myths About This Day

November 28 is the 332nd day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 33 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is November 15, 2017 – a Tuesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 1,511,827,200 seconds has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘trihectatriacontadigon’ day.

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Sagittarius is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Topaz is the modern birthstone for this month. Pearl is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 83 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

The ancient Maya civilization believes that the end of the world will happen on December 21, 2012. There are now 1,803 days since this fabled cataclysmic event.

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November 28 Historical Events

  • 1627
    The Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth Navy has its greatest and last victory in the Battle of Oliva.
  • 1843
    Ka Lā Hui: Hawaiian Independence Day – The Kingdom of Hawaii is officially recognized by the United Kingdom and France as an independent nation.
  • 1885
    Bulgarian victory in the Serbo-Bulgarian War preserves the Unification of Bulgaria.
  • 1893
    Women vote in a national election for the first time: the New Zealand general election.
  • 1909
    Sergei Rachmaninoff makes the debut performance of his Piano Concerto No. 3, considered to be one of the most technically challenging piano concertos in the standard classical repertoire.
  • 1912
    Albania declares its independence from the Ottoman Empire.
  • 1919
    Lady Astor is elected as a Member of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. She is the first woman to sit in the House of Commons. (Countess Markievicz, the first to be elected, refused to sit.)
  • 1943
    World War II: Tehran Conference – U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Soviet leader Joseph Stalin meet in Tehran, Iran to discuss war strategy.
  • 1971
    Fred Quilt, a leader of the Tsilhqot'in First Nation is severely beaten by Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers; he dies two days later.
  • 1991
    South Ossetia declares independence from Georgia.

Who were born on November 28?

  • 1891
    Gregorio Perfecto, Filipino jurist & politician (d. 1949)
  • 1924
    Dennis Brutus, South African poet
  • 1932
    Ray Perkins, Canadian singer (The Crew-Cuts)
  • 1944
    R.B. Greaves, Guyanan singer
  • 1949
    Alexander Godunov, Russian ballet dancer (d. 1995)
  • 1959
    Judd Nelson, American actor
  • 1969
    Lexington Steele, American adult film actor
  • 1975
    Sigurd Wongraven, Norwegian musician (Satyricon)
  • 1978
    Aimee Garcia, American actress
  • 1988
    Christopher Stringini, American singer

Who died on November 28?

  • 1585
    Hernando Franco, Spanish composer (b. 1532)
  • 1675
    Basil Feilding, 2nd Earl of Denbigh, English Civil War soldier (b. c. 1608)
  • 1852
    Ludger Duvernay, French printer and newspaper publisher (b. 1799)
  • 1960
    Tsunenohana Kan'ichi, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 31st Yokozuna (b. 1896)
  • 1962
    Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands (b. 1880)
  • 1978
    Antonio Vespucio Liberti, Argentine football executive (b. 1902)
  • 1993
    Jerry Edmonton, Canadian drummer (Steppenwolf) (b. 1946)
  • 2002
    Dave “Snaker” Ray, American blues musician (b. 1943)
  • 2009
    Gilles Carle, Canadian screenwriter and film director (b. 1928)
  • 2011
    Patrice O'Neal, American stand-up comedian (b. 1969)

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